The leading designer and manufacturer of handmade Italian furniture, Minotti, opened a showroom in the Miami Design District, the fourth in the United States after Los Angeles, New York and Chicago. The brand enjoys recognition earned during 60 years of history, which strengthens its position in a demanding, competitive and global market. The 10,000 square foot showroom was designed and transformed by the Minotti Studio in Italy with a vision to create a luxurious and creative platform to showcase vignettes of the Minotti lifestyle. Architectural elements such as the rotating sun panels — slabs of wood that stretch floor to ceiling — were designed and produced in Italy to create partitions between different areas of the showroom to create enclosed “rooms” and enhance the furniture displays.
The opening party drew a chic international crowd to the heart of the district where the Hakakian and Minotti families also celebrated the tenth anniversary of their partnership. It was a who’s who from the worlds of interior design, architecture and Miami society. Many really loved the Minotti collections, which include more than 500 products, art directed by Milanese architect and designer Rodolfo Dordoni, who flew in for the event.